2019 - 2020 LEGISLATURE
October 31, 2019 - Introduced by Representatives Tittl, Allen, Brandtjen,
Dittrich, Gundrum, Horlacher, James, Krug, Kulp, Magnafici, Murphy,
Tusler, Wichgers, Zimmerman and Edming. Referred to Committee on Rules.
1Relating to: recognizing Thanksgiving week as National Bible Week in Wisconsin.
Whereas, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt first declared National Bible 3
Week in 1941; and
Whereas, at the time, the National Bible Association read passages on the air 5
at NBC between radio broadcasts; and
Whereas, National Bible Week encourages us to read the Bible; and
Whereas, Bible reading has been a great encouragement and comfort for many 8
people throughout our state's history and has contributed to the molding of the 9
spiritual, moral, and social fiber of our citizenry; and
Whereas, the nation continues to observe Sunday to Sunday of the week of 11
Thanksgiving as National Bible Week; now, therefore, be it
12Resolved by the
the Wisconsin Assembly recognizes the 13
week of Thanksgiving 2019 as National Bible Week in Wisconsin.